Richard Nader's Doo Wop and Rock & Roll All Stars to Return to The VETS in 2015
Richard Nader's Doo Wop and Rock & Roll All Stars will return to The VETS in Providence on Saturday, May 2nd, 2015 at 8pm with an all new line-up of legendary singers. Tickets are $28-$58. A limited number of VIP tickets are also available for $88 that include an artist meet and greet. Tickets can be purchased online at www.TheVetsRI.com, by calling 401.421.ARTS (2787), or in person at the PPAC/The VETS box office located at 220 Weybosset St, Providence. Summer Box Office Hours are M-Th, 10am - 3pm; open two hours prior to curtain time on performance dates. Regular Box Office Hours resume on September 2nd. Regular Box Office Hours are M-F 10am-5pm; Sat 10am-2pm. The VETS is located at One Avenue of the Arts. The VETS on-site Box Office is only open on show days.
The exciting new group of legendary stars include Shirley Alston Reeves, the original lead of The Shirelles ("Soldier Boy," "Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow") The Legendary Teenagers ("Why Do Fools Fall In Love," "ABCs Of Love") Jay Siegel's Tokens ("The Lion Sleeps Tonight," "Portrait of My Love") The Charlie Thomas Drifters ("Save The Last Dance For Me," "On Broadway") and Tommy Mara and The Crests ("Sixteen Candles," " Step By Step").
Richard Nader started producing rock and roll concerts in 1969. Nader is best known for the award winning Rock and Roll Revival concert series that launched the nostalgia entertainment industry and brought the pioneers of Rock and Roll and Doo Wop music back to center stage, changing the culture of America forever. The "Rock and Roll Revival" toured 80 U.S. cities, Canada and England, 40 colleges and two runs in Las Vegas. The Revival was also the subject of the feature film "Let The Good Times Roll," two 90 Minutes television specials for ABC-TV and a cable television special produced for Home Box Office. Richard Nader died in 2009 and the tradition is carried on by Deborah Nader.
The Veterans Memorial Auditorium (The VETS) is a 1,900 seat theatre located in downtown Providence. The VETS is managed by Professional Facilities Management (PFM) and is part of the Rhode Island Convention and Entertainment Complex. The building is on the National Register of Historic Places. The VETS is completing extensive renovations to make it a state of the art performance facility.